The first table below looks at the demand for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 26 12 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +22
Contract jobs citing System Testing 10 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.94% 11.92% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.10% 16.67% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 2
Average daily rate £425 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +10.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.31% +46.81%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 138 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.57% 71.50% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 104 102
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.58 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.09% -58.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.58 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Suffolk region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Ipswich -14 9 £425 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) MDX
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (16.67%) Statistics
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) MDX
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP
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